Ned Glascock, an avid public radio supporter, serves as director of corporate communications and public affairs for Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD), a leading global largest contract research organization supporting the biopharmaceutical industry in developing life-changing medicines.
Previously, Glascock led global news media relations and public affairs for GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy. Glascock served as public relations director for Talk PR, a Wilmington-based communications agency, representing clients such as Butterball LLC and UNCW’s MARBIONC program. Glascock also led global media relations for the Visiting International Faculty Program in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Glascock began his career as a journalist, writing for The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), where he earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination for “Underground in Carolina,” a six-month investigation into illegal immigration linking North Carolina and Mexico.